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A project of the American Research Center in Egypt
Book of the Dead
KV 05 Plan, Sections, and Axonometric
Valley of the Kings
Explore the royal necropolis of Egypt's New Kingdom
Plans, Sections, Axonometrics
KV 57: Horemheb
KV 03: Son of Rameses III
KV 05: Sons of Rameses II
KV 06: Rameses IX
KV 10: Amenmeses
KV 11: Rameses III
KV 55: Tiye (?) or Akhenaten (?)
KV 04: Rameses XI
KV 07: Rameses II
KV 12: Unknown
KV 16: Rameses I
KV 17: Sety I
KV 18: Rameses X
KV 48: Amenemipet
KV 49: Unknown
KV 56: Unknown
KV 58: Unknown
Raised relief (painted)
Plans and Sections
KV 57: Horemheb
Tomb entrance just after clearance of overlying debris.
Modern path leading to the tomb entrance located to the right at the end of the path.
Path leading to tomb entrance located to the right at the end of path, ca. 1910.
Debris in chamber at time of excavation.
Chamber filled with debris at time of discovery, a germinating Osiris figure at the base of the rear pile.
Lower part of burial chamber J as discovered.
Partially reconstructed calcite canopic chest.
Restored calcite canopic jar stopper in the form of the king's head.
Calcite table in the form of a funerary bed, inscribed with the cartouches of Horemheb.
Fragmentary life-sized wooden guardian statue, one of a pair, with traces of gilding and black resin coating.
Wooden statue of a protective god, originally holding snakes in his hands.
Wooden statue of a panther coated with black resin.
Wooden statue of Anubis jackal, covered with black resin, wearing a collar that originally was gilded and with inlaid eyes.
Wooden germinating Osiris figure.
Modern approach leading to a tomb entrance.
Tomb entrance with modern covering over stairway.
Osiris with djed-pillar in shrine.
Book of Gates, fifth division (P)/sixth hour (H), scene 37: towing solar boat, preliminary sketch, with corrected figures in black.
Book of Gates, fifth division (P)/sixth hour (H), scenes 36, 39: preliminary sketches in red, with corrections in black.
Book of Gates, fifth gate, scene 33: Judgment Hall of Osiris; fifth division (P)/sixth hour (H), scenes 36, 39, 41 preliminary sketches in red, with corrections in black.